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Old 07-10-2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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I have a 2003 WRX and I have some springs i want to but on and would like some help doing it. If you know what you are doing and would like to help let me know. I will through in a lunch also. thanks, also they are perrin springs too

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Old 07-11-2006, 01:30 AM   #2
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ive done coilovers but not springs soooo
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Old 07-11-2006, 09:47 AM   #3
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I've seen the spring done on my car. Pretty straight foward, just make sure you put the beveled washer in the correct way under the top hat. You should be able to get a spring compresor from Autozone. Make sure you use a torque wrench. When are you looking to do the install?
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Old 07-11-2006, 01:36 PM   #4
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I have the knowledge of how to do it but I've never actually done it. I had Modern Garage do my springs. But, if you have somebody there that knows what they're doing and you need an extra hand, let me know. I'll come up and help.
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Old 07-11-2006, 02:29 PM   #5
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I've done springs before, not on a suby, but it's the same principle with almost any vehicle.
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Old 07-11-2006, 02:36 PM   #6
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Springs are easy, I've done it over 5 times.

But, I do highly recommend an impact wrench.
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Old 07-11-2006, 06:09 PM   #7
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Springs are easy, I've done it over 5 times.

But, I do highly recommend an impact wrench.
Wuss!
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Old 07-11-2006, 08:58 PM   #8
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Old 07-11-2006, 10:39 PM   #9
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Springs are easy, I've done it over 5 times.

But, I do highly recommend an impact wrench.
Amen to that.

Without an impact wrench, have fun cranking on those spring compressors!
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Old 07-11-2006, 11:00 PM   #10
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as stated before, make sure you put the washer in the proper place...doning springs 2X sucks
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Old 07-12-2006, 12:44 PM   #11
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Amen to that.

Without an impact wrench, have fun cranking on those spring compressors!
Spring compressors?

Spring Compressors are for pussies!

Just undo the bolt and see how far across the driveway it shoots!
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Old 07-12-2006, 12:48 PM   #12
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I've used a rope before...not proud of it, but it worked to get the top mounts off the stock setup to use on coilovers. As for reassembly...
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Old 07-12-2006, 01:14 PM   #13
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With stock springs, a spring compressor helps, but, with my prodrive springs, there's no need.

Did this with no compressor and no problems
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Old 07-12-2006, 06:44 PM   #14
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as stated before, make sure you put the washer in the proper place
Now how would you know that?

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...doing springs 2x sucks
Don't you mean 3X? Especially when they're yellow: http://users.sisna.com/ignatius/subaru/springs.jpg

Just playin' with ya. Hope that image didn't bring back too many bad memories. Thanks again man.

Steve
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